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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 25, 2020

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Posted at Jun 25 2020 11:43 PM | Updated as of Jun 26 2020 10:50 AM

Strict implementation of ECQ in Cebu

A law enforcer stands in the middle of a road in Cebu City on Wednesday, after the government tightened its enhanced community quarantine restrictions amidst rising cases of COVID-19 infections in the city. Alex Badayos, AFP

Russia’s Victory Day celebration

Fireworks explode over the Moscow's University during the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Nazi defeat in World War II in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday. The Victory Day parade, the nation's most important secular holiday, is normally held on May 9 but was rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr, AP Photo

PCG assists stranded individuals bound for Cebu

Stranded individuals and members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force board the BRP Gabriela Silang at the Eva Macapagal Terminal in Manila on Thursday. The Philippine Coast Guard assisted a total of 180 stranded individuals bound for Zamboanga, General Santos, Davao, and Cagayan de Oro together with 107 members of the PNP-SAF who will assist in Cebu City’s COVID-19 response bringing medical supplies for health workers in Cebu and Cagayan de Oro City. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Heatwave hits UK amid COVID19 pandemic

Beachgoers enjoy the sunshine as they sunbathe on the beach and play in the sea in Southend on Sea, south east England, on Wednesday. Britain was bracing for a flood of visitors to its beaches as temperatures rise to 40 degrees Celsius in different parts of Europe, just days after lockdown ended and travel restrictions were lifted, with the heatwave expected to last until Friday in the south and center of the United Kingdom. Ben Stansall, AFP

Sir K takes his oath

Kenneth Glen Manuel, already a Certified Public Accountant, participates in the online oath-taking ceremony of the 2019 bar exam passers inside his apartment in Manila on Thursday. Manuel, a product of UST law and a holder of a BS Accountancy degree from Letran, placed sixth out of 2,103 bar takers with a score of 88.173 percent. Last April, his handle “Sir K” trended on twitter as his former students and fellow aspiring accountants and lawyers congratulated him following the release of the Bar results. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Commemorating the Korean War

Doves are released during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Cheorwon, South Korea on Thursday. North and South Korea held low-key commemorations of the war, which has technically never ended, on Thursday amid heightened tensions between the two sides. Kim Hong-Ji, Reuters

Cagayan de Oro residents are tested for COVID-19

A City Health Office worker gives a COVID-19 antibody rapid test to a resident of Barangay Carmen, Cagayan de Oro on Thursday. The city government and the Department of Health plan to test 500 pre-selected individuals from Barangay Carmen, where most of the COVID-19 cases in Cagayan de Oro live. Froilan Gallardo, ABS-CBN News

Physical distancing on buses

A bus driver and his passengers wear protective face masks while practicing physical distancing in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Quezon City on Thursday. City buses and modern jeepneys were recently allowed to resume operations in the metro under the second phase of the public transport revival in areas under general community quarantine. Eloisa Lopez, Reuters